Alvarado, Texas

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Population in 2017: 4,124 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.4%
 
Males: 1,834  (44.5%)
Females: 2,290  (55.5%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76009.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,641 (it was $31,166 in 2000)
Alvarado:

$43,641
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,996 (it was $14,476 in 2000)

Alvarado city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,129 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Alvarado:

$93,129
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,707; detached houses: $107,152; mobile homes: $58,976

Median gross rent in 2017: $819.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alvarado: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.3%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.4% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Alvarado, TX (2010)
    • 2,70771.5%White alone
    • 76120.1%Hispanic
    • 2075.5%Black alone
    • 782.1%Two or more races
    • 110.3%American Indian alone
    • 130.3%Asian alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone

Races in Alvarado detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 104 registered sex offenders living in Alvarado, Texas as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alvarado is 38 to 1.


Crime rates in Alvarado by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(50.4)
5
(122.2)
3
(71.4)
1
(23.8)
1
(23.3)
1
(22.8)
2
(51.7)
1
(25.7)
1
(26.2)
5
(130.9)
4
(101.6)
2
(49.3)
4
(99.2)
2
(47.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(75.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(71.5)
3
(69.9)
2
(45.7)
1
(25.9)
7
(180.0)
3
(78.7)
3
(78.5)
1
(25.4)
2
(49.3)
1
(24.8)
2
(47.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(378.1)
7
(171.1)
14
(333.3)
9
(214.4)
2
(46.6)
8
(182.7)
6
(155.2)
16
(411.5)
12
(314.7)
10
(261.7)
6
(152.4)
6
(147.9)
13
(322.3)
2
(47.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
44
(1,109)
20
(489.0)
34
(809.5)
37
(881.4)
38
(885.8)
25
(570.9)
23
(595.1)
39
(1,003)
50
(1,311)
16
(418.7)
20
(508.0)
20
(492.9)
26
(644.7)
21
(502.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
102
(2,571)
88
(2,152)
79
(1,881)
83
(1,977)
104
(2,424)
81
(1,850)
88
(2,277)
89
(2,289)
101
(2,649)
73
(1,910)
70
(1,778)
87
(2,144)
55
(1,364)
50
(1,196)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(126.0)
6
(146.7)
11
(261.9)
8
(190.6)
12
(279.7)
6
(137.0)
2
(51.7)
8
(205.8)
10
(262.3)
6
(157.0)
4
(101.6)
10
(246.4)
13
(322.3)
10
(239.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(25.2)
1
(24.4)
1
(23.8)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)329.2264.1276.7334.7230.3284.8217.1335.1326.3298.9234.2223.8276.7164.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Alvarado, TX

Crime rate in Alvarado detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (38.5%), English (6.6%), German (6.6%), Irish (2.3%), Swedish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 3.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,057 people per square mile   (low).

Alvarado, Texas map

42 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,428 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,266 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arlington, TX (21.3 miles , pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (36.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Coyote Flats, TX (2.4 miles ),
Venus, TX (2.5 miles ),
Keene, TX (2.6 miles ),
Briaroaks, TX (2.8 miles ),
Cross Timber, TX (2.9 miles ),
Grandview, TX (3.2 miles ),
Joshua, TX (3.3 miles ),
Cleburne, TX (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 32.41 N, Longitude: 97.21 W

Area codes: 817, 682

Distribution of median household income in Alvarado, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Alvarado, TX in 2017
Alvarado satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2016: 42 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2017: 76 buildings, average cost: $214,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Alvarado, TX residents
Average permit cost in Alvarado, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +387 (+13.3%).
Most common industries in Alvarado, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Alvarado, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Alvarado, Texas

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Alvarado, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.9. This is about average.

City:

77.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 0.773. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.773
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.05
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Alvarado-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Alvarado city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1959, a category F4 tornado 29.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 31 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alvarado-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 162.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 392.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 344.0 miles away from Alvarado center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alvarado topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Alvarado:

  • OAK HOUSE (208 ALVARADO OAKS DR)
  • ALVARADO LTC PARTNERS INC (101 N PARKWAY)
  • ALVARADO NURS HME (500 GLENWOOD DR)

Airports located in Alvarado:

See details about airports located in Alvarado, TX

Amtrak station near Alvarado:

  • 11 miles: CLEBURNE (502 E. HENDERSON ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alvarado:

  • Texas Christian University (about 23 miles; Fort Worth, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,131)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 23 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 25 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 27 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)
  • Hill College (about 29 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Mountain View College (about 29 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 31 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)

Public high schools in Alvarado:

  • ALVARADO J H (Students: 993, Location: 1000 N CUMMINGS, Grades: 7-10)
  • ALVARADO H S (Students: 513, Location: 1301 S PKWY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Alvarado:

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Library in Alvarado:

  • ALVARADO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $137,306; Location: 210 N BAUGH ST; 25,608 books; 1,049 audio materials; 2,987 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Alvarado Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Alvarado include: Church of Christ (A), Savinegrace Baptist Church (B), Fundamental Baptist Church (C), First Missionary Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Glenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Soil Conservation Service Site 32 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Alvarado: Charles Head Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Terry Southern - author of The Magic Christian.

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alvarado and their reported violations in the past:

BETHANY SUD (Population served: 3,921, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
BLUE WATER OAKS ESTATES (Population served: 555, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alvarado that have no violations reported:

  • LAKE WHITNEY RANCH CAMP (Population served: 203, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
98 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Alvarado (2011 data):

  • Grandview Bank: Alvarado Branch at 100 Percifield Trail, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $110.3 mil, Deposits: $99.2 mil, headquarters in Grandview, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Afin, Ltd.
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Alvarado Branch at 200 East Highway 67, branch established on 1996/08/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $308.6 mil, Deposits: $278.3 mil, headquarters in Cleburne, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Alvarado Branch at 611 North Parkway, branch established on 1969/05/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Alvarado:

Marital status in Alvarado, TX
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Alvarado:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Alvarado
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alvarado, TX (based on Johnson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant55,674163
Mainline Protestant7,71118
Other2,0146
Catholic1,8781
Black Protestant8236
None82,834-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Johnson County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Johnson County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
Johnson County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alvarado:

46.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alvarado:

43.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alvarado:

10.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alvarado:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alvarado:

32.8%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Alvarado:

53.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alvarado, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$48,440$44,7140$0
Other and Unallocable 11$30,141$32,8810$0
Firefighters 10$34,189$41,0270$0
Water Supply 4$12,153$36,4590$0
Sewerage 3$9,770$39,0800$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,883$35,2980$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,246$55,4760$0
Local Libraries 2$5,449$32,6942$1,437
Financial Administration 1$5,004$60,0480$0
Health 1$2,190$26,2800$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,216$26,5920$0
Fire - Other 1$4,990$59,8800$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,234$26,8080$0
Welfare 1$2,677$32,1240$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 53$174,582$39,5282$1,437

Alvarado government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $658,000 ($159.55)
    Regular Highways: $484,000 ($117.36)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,259,000 ($305.29)
    Water Utilities: $932,000 ($225.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $676,000 ($163.92)
    Sewerage: $521,000 ($126.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000 ($101.84)
    Central Staff Services: $267,000 ($64.74)
    General - Other: $253,000 ($61.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $214,000 ($51.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000 ($37.34)
    Libraries: $135,000 ($32.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($31.52)
    Regular Highways: $110,000 ($26.67)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($17.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $460,000 ($111.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($18.67)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($15.52)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($6.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,129,000 ($516.25)

Alvarado government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $796,000 ($193.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $426,000 ($103.30)
    Other: $65,000 ($15.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $658,000 ($159.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $222,000 ($53.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $1,131,000 ($274.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $567,000 ($137.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $78,000 ($18.91)
    Rents: $34,000 ($8.24)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,193,000 ($289.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $335,000 ($81.23)
    Highways: $204,000 ($49.47)
    Other: $55,000 ($13.34)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,296,000 ($314.26)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,226,000 ($297.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $303,000 ($73.47)
    Other License: $66,000 ($16.00)

Alvarado government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,623,000 ($2333.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,195,000 ($2229.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,586,000 ($1112.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,158,000 ($1008.24)

Alvarado government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,109,000 ($996.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $354,000 ($85.84)

9.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tarrant County, TX  4.55% ($56,606 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.50% ($50,179)
from Ellis County, TX  0.28% ($49,262)


7.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tarrant County, TX  3.22% ($46,311 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.37% ($45,920)
to Ellis County, TX  0.25% ($49,627)
Businesses in Alvarado, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
La Quinta1Waffle House1

Strongest AM radio stations in Alvarado:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alvarado:

  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KJCR (88.3 FM; KEENE, TX; Owner: SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTIST COLLEGE)
  • KNON (89.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AGAPE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)

TV broadcast stations around Alvarado:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KGSW-LP (Channel 46; KEENE, TX; Owner: SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
Alvarado fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Alvarado fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 653ft / 199mTotal length
  • $4,274,000Total costs
  • 474,140Total average daily traffic
  • 98,531Total average daily truck traffic
  • 508,370Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alvarado, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alvarado, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$91,24015$57,1445$75,8523$34,3371$59,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$49,1463$55,8631$11,4000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$023$48,3724$69,7633$8,9932$47,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$69,0102$85,8000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$70,2200$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$102,4301$66,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 213. The highest number of fires - 375 took place in 2006, and the least - 123 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Alvarado, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.9%), and Structure Fires (34.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alvarado, TX
    • 1,84650.9%Outside Fires
    • 1,23534.1%Structure Fires
    • 41011.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1363.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alvarado, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alvarado, Texas:

  • Days Inn, 1185 West Hwy 67, Alvarado, Texas 76009 , Phone: (817) 783-2277, Fax: (817) 783-2411
  • Super 8 Alvarado, 5445 S Interstate 35 W, Alvarado, Texas 76009 , Phone: (817) 790-7378, Fax: (817) 783-7378
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1165 Hwy 67 W, Alvarado, Texas 76009 , Phone: (817) 783-8700, Fax: (817) 783-8710
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 400 Vlg Park Dr, Alvarado, Texas 76009 , Phone: (817) 783-2900, Fax: (817) 783-7468
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 325 Village Park, Alvarado, Texas 76009 , Phone: (817) 783-7573, Fax: (817) 783-7574
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alvarado, Texas
Most common first names in Alvarado, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7871.6 years
James7773.0 years
Mary6578.5 years
John5674.8 years
Robert4866.4 years
Thomas3269.8 years
Charles3164.9 years
Ruby2582.0 years
George2475.1 years
Dorothy2172.5 years
Most common last names in Alvarado, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2971.7 years
Johnson2872.3 years
Moore2573.6 years
Jones2375.7 years
Davis2073.8 years
Miller1873.7 years
Wilson1674.0 years
Thomas1673.4 years
Jackson1576.8 years
Baker1574.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alvarado, TX
  • 69.0%Electricity
  • 24.3%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alvarado, TX
  • 79.4%Electricity
  • 18.8%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Alvarado compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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